Everything But The Girl Releases New Song “Run A Red Light”
British electro-pop duo Everything But The Girl, consisting of Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt, released the third single called “Run A Red Light” from their upcoming eleventh studio album “Fuse” on March 14, 2023.
The track was written and produced by Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn.
The accompanying music video was directed by Charlie Di Placido.
Ben Watt said of the song, “I met a lot of characters during my years in clubland, and I wrote this song about the guy at the end of the night, who dreams his big moment is just around the corner. All the bravado and good intentions masking the vulnerability.”
He continued, “I used mixed technology in the production to lend character. The piano is a looped iPhone recording; the synth that follows the vocal is a live take on an analog EMS VCS3 which were first made in 1969. Tracey chose to sing super-close to the mic to add intimacy. Some vocals are untreated, some auto-tuned. And then at the end we let the music appear to evaporate. It all just seemed to suit the story.”
- Tracey Thorn said of the video, “The video is like a dream of the story. We've found with this record that choreography can express the emotion in our music without having to be too literal. The characters, the clothes, the movement, the direction all just fit. Charlie and his team really get the feelings we're going for. It's been a great collaboration.”
The new album is set to be released on April 21, 2023. It is their first album in 24 years since the 1999 album “Temperamental”.
Photo by Edward Bishop
- source : Apple Music